Approximately 150 people turned out at the Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta on Thursday evening, Aug. 11 – members and nonmembers alike – for the theater’s annual meeting. Guests arrived via the newly reopened, smartly lit, grand old staircase at the venue’s Theater Street entrance.
A Cushing man shot his ex-girlfriend in the arm in Jefferson, fled police, exchanged gunfire with a state trooper, then shot and killed himself the night of Monday, Aug. 15.
An Edgecomb woman is in fair condition after a motorcycle accident in which she sustained “life-threatening” injuries, according to the Maine State Police.
The Damariscotta Appeals Board voted to uphold the planning board’s decision to require Maine-ly Pawn to plant 11 trees during a meeting the morning of Thursday, Aug. 11.
No injuries were reported following a house fire on Reef Road in Waldoboro the evening of Saturday, Aug. 13.
Five individuals were transported to area hospitals following a two-car collision on Route 27 in Wiscasset in the early evening of Friday, Aug. 12, Wiscasset Police Officer Nadean Crossley said.
The battle in the primary between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton came to an end in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28. Members of the Lincoln County Democratic Committee and the Maine Democratic Party experienced the Clinton nomination from opposing sides of the fence.
Someone dumped a substance described as driveway sealant or roofing tar on the shore of Peter’s Pond in Waldoboro recently, prompting a cleanup effort by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.
The Jazz Babies will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a benefit concert for Lincoln Academy at the Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta on Thursday, Aug. 18.
U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, visited Lincoln County on Friday, Aug. 5 to learn about aquaculture. During a tour of the Damariscotta River on a 24-foot Carolina skiff, King stopped at several operations to learn the ins and outs of oyster, mussel, scallop, and seaweed harvesting.
In a Tuesday, Aug. 9 meeting that wavered between contention and reconciliation, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen and the Wiscasset Fire Department took steps toward resolving a rift that has pitted the department against the selectmen and the town administration.
Jenny and David Jones, volunteers with the Alna Fire Department, experienced a terrifying moment for any parent – their 12-year-old son, while trying to recreate an experiment he had seen online, sustained second-degree burns to his hands.
The Saturday, Aug. 6 opening reception for the “Rock ‘n’ Wave” show currently on the walls of the Kefauver Studio & Gallery in Damariscotta was a well-attended affair. Artists and other community members turned out for the eye-pleasing exhibit featuring the artwork of oil painter and gallery owner Will Kefauver and 19 guest artists, all focused on depicting the area where the ocean and the land meet one another.
A portion of Willow Lane in Wiscasset was closed for several hours the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 8 as area fire departments battled a brush fire on a wooded lot.